I have joint legal and physical custody of my 13 yr. old son. He is in Illinois with me currently, but is expected to go back to his father. I bought his plane ticket and his dad put him on the plane. We have a CA court order, but it is over three years old and stipulates that my son go to elementary school in Fairfield. My son has been in junior high for the last two years, and is going into the 8th grade! He has run away from his father twice in the last month, now he is with me, and refuses to go back. I want him to stay here, but I know I can't keep him without getting an RFO and a new court order. Is there ANY way my son can have a say in where he lives (He'll be 14 this summer) ? His father has been physically, mentally and emotionally abusive. Please help me help my child.
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